Yankee Colonies: Imperialist Rule in the Philippines, Porto Rico, Hawaii and other Possessions, by Harry Gannes
New York: International Publishers, 1930.
International Pamphlet No. 7
A 32-page pamphlet by Harry Gannes, a leader of the Young Communist League, youth section of the Communist Party, USA (CPUSA) writes about the exploitative nature of American rule in its foreign possessions abroad. The pamphlet from the militant "Third Period" of International Communism deals mostly with the relationship between the United States and the Philippine Islands, made a protectorate in the aftermath of the Spanish-American War.
1. WAR AND THE COLONIES (pg. 3)
2. Steel Girders of Empire (pg. 4)
3. A War of Conquest (pg. 6)
4. THE PHILIPPINES (pg. 7)
5. "Investments in Patriotism" (pg. 9)
6. Hypocritical Promises (pg. 11)
7. The Traitors (pg. 12)
8. Kow-towing to the Senate (pg. 13)
9. Why the Change (pg. 14)
10. Words and Deeds (pg. 16)
11. Sugar, Tariff and Independence (pg. 17)
12. Workers and Peasants (pg. 18)
13. Growth of the Filipino Proletariat (pg. 20)
14. Unions and Peasant Leagues (pg. 21)
15. PACIFIC NAVAL BASES (pg. 22)
* on Guam, Hawaii, and Samoa
16. THE IRON CHAIN OF THE ANTILLES (pg. 24)
* on Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands
17. Wall Street Walks In (pg. 26)
18. Iglesias — The Socialist (pg. 27)
19. THE VIRGIN ISLANDS — A WAR BASE (pg. 28)
20. WAR DANGER AND THE STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE (pg. 29)
References appear on page 31.
Published in the USA between 1923 and 1978, copyright not renewed, public domain.
Scanned as part of the State University Libraries of Florida's "Publication of Archival Library and Museum Materials" program. Converted to black and white by Martin Goodman of the Riazanov Digital Library Project. Uploaded to Archive.org by Tim Davenport ("Carrite") in May 2017.